Turtle Clothespin Puppets

Who is in the mood for turtle making? These turtle clothespin puppets are not only adorable but also fun to make!

If you’re looking for a fun craft to do, put turtle puppet making at the top of your list. Whether you use pre-made ones or decide to color your own, this craft will completely put you in creative mode.

Printable turtle clothespin puppet templates

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Searching the Internet for handmade products can be a difficult task. Sometimes crafting can be complicated and really ruins “craft” time. Printing these Tortoise and Tortoise clothespin puppets will spark creativity.

This turtle can be colored any color of the rainbow you can think of! Pre-colored turtles are ideal for toddlers or young children who really don’t like to color but still want to do crafts.

How to make clothespin puppets for turtles

What you need:

  • Colored pencils, colored pencils, or markers
  • Drag
  • Glue
  • Clothes peg

Instructions step by step

Creating a DIY puppet is something most children dream of. Not only can you create a puppet that you can voice, but you can also put it together yourself! You can have a whole group of turtle puppet friends, ready to play at any time. Let’s start with HOW to make these puppets so you can have as much fun as possible!

If you plan to color the turtles, now is the time to do it. Putting the Turtle Clothespin Puppets together will be much easier once they are colored.

This is your chance to use your imagination and use as many colors as you like!

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If your child can cut the turtle themselves, let them do it in this step. You can also help cut the turtle by cutting around the turtle in a large square. Your child can then have a smaller piece of paper to hold while cutting.

Go ahead and cut the mouth in half. This may seem like a strange part, but this is what will make the turtle talk when the job is done.

Now the fun part! Have your child glue the top part of the clothespin so he can add a mouth!

Go ahead and add a mouth to the clothespin. This is the beginning of assembling the turtle puppet.

You will glue the stem along the bottom of the clothespin. The idea is that when the clothespin opens and closes, it looks as if the turtle is speaking.

Turtle clothespin puppet

Now it’s time to practice your best turtle voice and use these clothespin turtle puppets during playtime. What is your favorite part of craft time?

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